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InStyle Names New Style Director

Samira Nasr, a freelance stylist, has been a regular contributor to Elle for the past few years.

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ADDING ON: InStyle has tapped Samira Nasr, a freelance stylist, as style director. Nasr has been a regular contributor to Elle for the past few years and has also worked for Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Spain and Vogue China. She got her start at Vogue, as an assistant to Grace Coddington. She will report to Ariel Foxman, InStyle’s editor in chief.

Elsewhere, Elise Loehnen, former deputy editor at Lucky and editorial projects director at Condé Nast Traveler, was named editor in chief of Beso.com, a Web site that aggregates millions of products from retailers. In August, unique visitors increased 64 percent to 3.65 million, according to comScore.